Constellation Cards
Criminal (Front)
city-builder
dynamic

Two neighborhoods are connected via criminal activity. This could range from petty theft or pickpocketing, to smuggling of contraband, to intimidation or murder. Not every criminal is disliked; someone who steals from the rich to give to the poor will be popular among the poor.

A stable Criminal dynamic often means organized crime, such as a cartel, criminal fraternity, thieves' guild, or the like.

  • What kinds of laws exist in the city? Which ones are being broken?
  • Who enforces those laws? Why aren't they doing so here?
  • How does the public view this criminal element, e.g. as heroes or villains?

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Criminal (Back)
city-builder
dynamic

Two neighborhoods are connected via criminal activity. This could range from petty theft or pickpocketing, to smuggling of contraband, to intimidation or murder. Not every criminal is disliked; someone who steals from the rich to give to the poor will be popular among the poor.

An unstable Criminal dynamic might mean gang war between rival criminal factions. It might also mean a single leader is responsible, and they could be taken down via force or guile.

  • What kinds of laws exist in the city?
  • Who enforces those laws? Why aren't they doing so here?
  • How does the public view this criminal element, e.g. as heroes or villains?

Flip to see the stable version of this dynamic

Commercial (Front)
city-builder
dynamic

business activity

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    Commercial (Back)
    city-builder
    dynamic

    TBD

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      External (Front)
      city-builder
      dynamic

      activities originating outside the city

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        External (Back)
        city-builder
        dynamic

        TBD

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          Financial (Front)
          city-builder
          dynamic

          money and valuables

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            Financial (Back)
            city-builder
            dynamic

            TBD

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              Magical (Front)
              city-builder
              dynamic

              arcane goods and services

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                Magical (Back)
                city-builder
                dynamic

                TBD

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                  Material (Front)
                  city-builder
                  dynamic

                  mundane goods and services

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                    Material (Back)
                    city-builder
                    dynamic

                    TBD

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                      Political (Front)
                      city-builder
                      dynamic

                      power, influence

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                        Political (Back)
                        city-builder
                        dynamic

                        TBD

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                          Social (Front)
                          city-builder
                          dynamic

                          status, fashion, the populace

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                            Social (Back)
                            city-builder
                            dynamic

                            TBD

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